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Rwandair (formerly known as Rwandair Express) operates a network of domestic and international services from Rwanda’s capital city of Kigali to airports in Eastern and South Africa.

Rwandair Flights to Kigali

RwandairRwandair is a growing airline operating from Rwandan capital Kigali to Kamembe and Gisenyi in Rwanda and internationally to Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Entebbe in Uganda, Nairobi in Kenya, Bujumbura in Burumdi and Johannesburg in South Africa. All flights feed through the Kigali hub where connections may be possible to other destinations on their network. Rwandair has a small fleet of aircraft and offers it’s customers the choice seating in Business or Economy class. Future destinations could include Addis Ababa, Mwanza, Lusaka and Kinshasa.

Rwandair Express operates three aircraft types:a Boeing 737-500, Bombardier CRJ100 and DHC-8.


RwandAir, the expanding national carrier, is planning to start flying direct scheduled services between Kigali and Lusaka in Zambia now that Rwandair has been granted traffic rights between the two capital cities. Rwandair will also start flying from Kigali to both Mombasa and Dubai with the new flight scheduled to start on November 3rd 2010 and operating three times each week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Chief Executive Officer, Rene Janata said that the Lusaka route is a great opportunity for the carrier. “This is another big opportunity for the national carrier, if we get the market we will start flying there as soon as possible,” Janata said. The carrier is in an expansion program that has seen them acquire a fleet of two 737-800 Boeing aircraft, Two CRJ200s and two Boeings due for delivery next year. RwandAir is planning to introduce two further new destinations from Kigali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Rwandair Flights to Rwanda from Europe

Rwandair operates a good network of flights covering the major business centres in South and Eastern Africa from it’s Kigali base. Now participating in a "code-share" agreement with Brussels Airlines, Rwandair can now offer seamless connections from many points in UK and Europe, via Brussels Airlines' hub in Brussels. Onward connections from Kigali make Rwandair is an excellent choice for those passengers travelling to destinations within Rwanda as well as to important business and leisure destinations in East and Southern Africa. We certainly recommend that you give serious consideration to Rwandair when you next travel in their part of Africa.